Business

Customer Spotlight- Candi Factory

Candi Factory started out in 2001 as the brainchild of Candice Levine, who was searching for the perfect pair of women's underwear. Unable to find what she was looking for, and with a Degree in Fashion Design from the renowned Parsons School of Design in...

Everything You Need To Know About Our Specialty Print Services!

Looking to print something special on your next run of shirts? Maybe you have a design or detail that you want to really POP! Astro has many specialty print finishes to choose from that can up your design game. Here are some examples of some...

High Resolution Artwork

When you are sending file for print, all files must be at least 300 dpi or Vector Format. Always design your art to the final print dimensions you require. Providing low-res art will result in a low-res looking print. Always feel free...

Gildan Expands North Carolina Distribution Facility

EDEN, N.C.—Gildan Activewear Inc. invests $23.1 million in the expansion of its Eden, North Carolina, distribution center. The Eden facility, which opened in 2000, services the company’s printwear business division and is the company’s “logistics hub for our North American operations and supply chain,” states...

American Apparel Files for Chapter 11

LOS ANGELES—American Apparel on Monday announced it is filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in order to relieve itself of debt and continue its operations without interruption. Under terms of the filing, which has been approved by the company’s board of directors but still requires approval...

Bad Designs

Believe it or not “bad” designs get printed all the time. We’ve put together a list of 3 main areas where we see people fail at creating good t-shirt design and why it’s considered “bad”. image 1. A message that doesn’t connect with your market, employees, fans...

Advice For Getting In Retail Stores

In a post last week on the 10th, I brought you the first few recommendations from Leslie Docherty of Fat Buddha Store in Glasgow on how to pitch your brand of Tees to stores. Today we’ll cover the rest of his tips. Your brand name The name is...